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Joseph Nicholson by Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Menin, 1810
Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: October 13, 2012
Caption: Joseph Nicholson by Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Menin, 1810
Additional Description: Nicholson urged Key to have the song (The Star Spangled Banner) published. A Baltimore judge, Nicholson served as United States volunteer at Fort McHenry during the battle. Of the action he wrote, "We felt like pigeons tied by the legs and shot at."
Photo of a display at the Fort McHenry Vistors Center

Submitted: July 10, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p246995
File Size: 1.447 Megabytes


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